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big problems. >> and crew spent the evening canvassing our region. >> this intense heat has compounded matters for folks who live in the d.c. area. especially for some residents who were displaced after a fire in alexandria and dozens of residents who had been without water all day and night here in weekend. the heat has proved most difficult for people who have to work outdoors. fire in virginia, water in maryland to extremes but hampered by an intense tank life. >> -- by an intense heat wave. >> of firefighters are fighting more than just smoke and flames tonight. 115 pounds of gear, they found refuge inside this cooling bus. >> that is there to protect them. >> others visibly drained using water not only to douse the building but to quickly replenish. >> we have to rotate crews because they are only good for 10 or 15 minutes. >> during this scorcher displaced residents is worried about his mother's help. >> we have not had a drink but we will drink some gatorade inside. >> across the beltway, thousands of gallons of water have brushed onto georgia avenue in wheaton. >> when it is ho
expect increased timidity levels. then we will look for the big warmup. look at what is happening to the west of us. the magenta is excessive keep warnings. that is on the way by wednesday thursday, and friday. how hot would get to? my full forecast is just in a few minutes. >>> the president meets with the dali lama and sparks strong reaction from china's officials. >>> was it carmageddon? stay with us. those [ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card an started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ there it is. [ man ] so i used mine to get a whole new perspective. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >>> rupert murdoch is trying to contain the damage from a phone hacking scandal. the company ran an ad in seven british newspapers apologizing 41 of his tabloids hacking into the phones of victims. it has forced two of his top executives to resign.
tomorrow. >>> one big storm, three big problems. on 7, a tree comes down of a woman posing like. i just jumped out. >> or wild water put some drivers in danger. thousands lose power for hours. >> life team coverage from all the trouble spots. >> marion barry's son faces serious charges. outrage at the big changes over netflix. you might be surprised at what netflix says about it. live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 11:00. >> as we begin tonight with one woman's terrifying ordeal at the of the storms. a tree came crashing down on her r coming inches away from killing her inside. tonight, the woman is talking about it. >> really an extraordinary story. out of this terrific with only bonds and bruises. have to tell you, this mother from maryland was driving right ofindustry during the peak storm this afternoon. >> seeing her car in this tow lot, is to see the horror of been.ould have treat branch out in my while i was driving. >> oh my goodness! >> all of a sudden, it was cracking. a storm toppled a massive tree limb. the lens crushed her car, a limb herhed right through windshield.
. he came to do big things. >> it should be a very busy monday for the president. he is expected to hold a press conference in the morning and resumed negotiations with congressional leaders. >>> for instant updates log on to our website wjla.com. >>> fighter jets intercepted three planes this weekend for getting too close to camp david. the president was at the retreat when two of the incidents happened. kris van cleave is live with why the air space is so difficult to navigate. >> it is a short flight to camp david. take a look at this map. theyse gray areas off limits. up here is camp david. this circle, closed airspace. when the president is here, see how much bigger the area get? this is where the planes were this weekend. >> when you fly toward hagerstown, you have to be careful. >> before he took off for ocean city he was sure to double check the air space near camp david. >> mistakes happen, and there is a lot of restricted airspace and you have to stay on top of that. >> there have been mistakes this weekend. fighters were sent to escort three different planes of restric
on that situation. the other big story severe storms sweeping across the region. here is some video from the gaithersburg. we have crews in maryland and virginia to cover the story. >> blistering temperatures may lead to record heat tomorrow. >> it has been and evening and a night of some wild weather. let me take you back and show you that ferocious line. that is the one that came through chicago. there is another one forming out to our west. let's keep an eye on that. look at a lightning in just the last hour. everything is moving over to the eastern shore. that line is falling apart. meanwhile, there is the other batch that will be staying to our south. we could be looking at some more afternoon thunderstorms. here are the damage reports all away from western maryland and into the nearby suburbs. a number of reports of trees down. some very localized heavy rain. i will show you more of that when i join you. tomorrow is going to be a really hot one. >>> fire officials in montgomery county confirm a lightning strike caused this house fire. this was around the time -- at last check there
tomorrow's big vote. outraged targeting an officer under arrest, and message from a family. a big problem. >> hundreds could lose their air-conditioning. >> this cnn anchor has a new job. >>> live and in hd, this is abc7 news at. >>> our breaking news comes in from the district or we have learned about two women had been stabbed. john gonzales is live on the scene. >> it appears a street fight turned a very violent in northeast d.c. tonight. a group of young women attacked another woman and started beating her. police got a call just after 9:00 tonight. when they arrived they found two women suffering from stab wounds. police still have the area closed off. pinel clothing and flip-flops are strewn across the sidewalk. we do know that one woman was transported to local hospital. the one other woman was treated at the scene. police have created a large perimeter tonight searching for the suspect including searching the parking lot of the home depot. we do understand that at least one young woman has been taken to local police station for questioning. she is not being called a suspect right
for the heat. some big changes on the way for of july weekend. >> we are heading into our of the year on average. our temperatures outside right now, what a wonderful way to end of june. are into the 70's. some folks are already into the in the shenandoah valley. get into the weekend, back the 90's. we have been hotter in june. how does this june rank? was it in the top 10 or top five hottest ever? >> are weather team has all of the details. the interactive seven-day interactive del mar of a speech forecast. .e have some new details police say that the woman that o her death from an upscale northwest hotel was bought a guest there. the 47-year-old fell 10 stories hotel.w witnesses called 911 after the woman climbed over a railing and d fell. an top lawmakers are demanding stunning airport security scare. s ofhe most basic element has been breached. >> a nigerian man is in police custody after flying cross- using somebody else's boarding pass. he boarded a flight from jfk to lax using a boarding pass for day and the wrong flight number. charged nalle with being a school play. coming up
. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> a big story beginning with a murder. >> how it happened, exclusive details. >> the debt showdown, or red -- are democrats willing to put social security on the table? 9/11 remembered. >> a beloved pets lost. the tragic accident that has families wanting to find credit. >> should you use custody of your children if they are obese? >>> live and in hd, this is abc7 news at 11, on your side. >>> we begin tonight with a major break in a 10-year-old murder case. the conviction of a fairfax county man who was on death row for about a decade was overturned. prosecutors argued that he hired owen barber. his family maintained that he was innocent. >> tuesday afternoon, she had what was likely a very emotional telephone call with her son. he has been on va.'s death row. she got to tell him that he has a chance to get his life back. >> it has been really hard. you have to keep the faith. >> joy can finally sit aside her outrage. he was wrongfully convicted in a murder for hire plot that sent him to death row. >> for him to live lik
, and that's what this workout is about. big difference from nine months ago. big difference, huh? (grunts) what do you want to do to me right now? (bleep) kill you. get used to it. good. take those 30 pounds back with 30 more reps. good. do down-and-ups. you can do anything you want to do. those up-downs... those horrible up-downs that i had to do the first time. (bleep) give me 10 more. no. yes. i'm done. yes. 10, 20, 30... (pants) incredible. that's transformation. that's what i'm talking about. i just want you to know, i mean it. (panting) i bet you do. i believe you. this final phase for krista-- it's not just about hitting her goal, but it's about fitting into that wedding dress. you just got to find that place... every single day for the next three months. yeah, and just do more than i did before. that's it. that's why i did that. that's it. that's it. in three months, i'm gonna weigh you in, and you're gonna walk down the aisle, and you're gonna have the wedding of your dreams. (voice breaks) thank you. coming out of this workout today, i feel like it's just a good step forward. no
congressional leaders that they and the white house can still do big things, in his word, take on this critical challenge. live in the sat plight center. abc 7 news. >> thanks for that report. for instant updates on the still unfolding story you can log on to wjla.com. >>> turning now to another developing story tonight for second time today, a plane has been intercepted near camp david where the president is spending part of his weekend. two f-16s intercepted just before 7:00 tonight, the plane landed where the pilot was met by law enforcement. the first plane was intercepted at around noon today, and landed without incident. meanwhile, we're also following latest developments in a triple shooting in trendy d.c. neighborhood. two men were killed and third is in critical condition tonight. we now know the identities of the men killed. police say that they are 32-year-old jimmy simmons and 31-year-old domonique barber. the shooting happened before 6:00 this morning on parkwood place in columbia heights. neighbors say they heard shots fired after a dice game turned violent. >> this is really trau
to pray for progress in the debt ceiling debate. >> there is still time to get something big done. the president has made clear he wants to do something substantial. >> republicans said democrats and the president must stop asking for tax hikes. the clock continues to tick down to default. >> we have to get this job done. the president is standing by, but we have to accept the initiative as elected leaders in congress to solve this problem. >> where is the president's plan? i have never seen a piece of paper with his name on it that tells us how to solve the problem. >> congress wants to raise the debt ceiling but pass a balanced budget amendment. >> at least agree we can make some cuts now and caps spending over 10 years. let the states decide if some time over the next decade we will balance our budget. that is hardly a radical idea. >> it is largely symbolic but will probably pass the house and may move the negotiations. >> meanwhile the president and speaker of the house are talking again about more than $4 trillion in deficit reduction. the speaker reportedly asked to see spe
is being eated at a local hospital. john gonzalez, abc 7 news. >>> fenty. moving on to another big story, the nfl lockout is ending after the owners signed on the deal. for the players to line up and agree to the terms. >> sports director tim brant is to break down what this means. >>> for the fans, they are still limbo, still more questions than answers. owners voted 31-0 to approve the 10-year collective agreement with supplemental revenue sharing. the players agree, we have football, but the owners have ers until tuesday to vote, recertified the union, and ratify the contract. the player representative said untill not vote on it they see the proposal, analyze and see what the owners voted on. players are not happy because they feel it is a public relations move. has canceled the hall me game. if the players cannot meet the deadline, more games could be in jeopardy. there is cowboys owner jerry jones. >> obviously, what the players s to recertify their union. an obligation, though, to get a decision don ause we're down to the time frames or will start impacting. >> optimistic view is t
is coming back next week at bridgestone. back to the nfl for a second. a couple of big moves today. >> that has to be the ultimate management challenge. >> good luck. >>> what will it be? 2 and tomorrow night. it is gone to be close to one of those. look at the temperatures. those are the current temperatures. it feels like it is in the 90's. tomorrow, 100 or 101. if we get to 100, we break the record. six out of town folks would rather take a snowstorm that a heat wave. >> asked that same question in the winter. >> we will. >> that is it for us tonight. have a good one and we will see you tomorrow. hi, we're looking to save some money on our car insurance. great! at progressive, you can compare rates side by side so you get the same coverage often for less. wow! that is huge! [ disco playing ] and this is to remind you that you could save hundreds! yeah, that'll certainly stick with me. we'll take it. go, big money! i mean, go. it's your break, honey. same coverage, more savings. now, that's progressive. call or click today.
. there will be a big size difference. talk about some more for nationals fans. >> it could turn into a baseball town. believe it or not. they are doing well again, but new meaning to the suicide tonight. new meaning to the [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable, and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. want to save even more? call now and we'll add over 60 premium channels, including shsttime, starz, epix, and more for 12 months. fios is a 100% fiber optic network. it delivers superior picture quality, the best channel lineup, more hd, plus america's fastestst most consistent and reliable internet. and there's no annual contract required. why keep payinfofor cable? move up to the best. get fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year, plus over 60 premium channels for 12 months. don't wait. call 1.877.729.fios. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities that's 1.877.729.3467. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. or for other great fios offers, visit us onl
writer or your extended forecast you can log on to our website, wjla.com. >>> this is the second big storm to hit a region in the last 24 hours. lightning strikes overnight struck a fire at a church in maryland. this happened about 5:00 a.m. the fire badly damaged the church and spoil the debut of its new pastor. he still held services at a nearby church. >> we talked about how god gets us through all things and god loves us. and bad things happen to anybody. >> all those years that people had their lives in that church. >> no one was hurt in that far but it did cause $150,000 of damage. parishioners are vowing to rebuild. >>> new details about the fatal beating of a man at a family cookout. jay has reaction from someone who saw the whole thing. >> we spoke with someone who says he witnessed what they're calling a fatal altercation. he felt that this was something of a one-sided fight. >> i do not know how it went so wrong so fast. it is very sad. >> a party in this instant data turned tragic. >> he was just taking the punches. he fell to the ground appeared >> during a peaceful gat
, a big trade but the opponent, and new head coaches. camp officially started today with something more shocking. quiet. all 60 players or supposed to show up dead. free agent signees can not report until thursday -- all 60 players showed ought -- showed up. the team expects him to sign it soon. no one is missing the distractions of these days. >> i think everybody is getting different questions. we are so used to what about this guy? what about that guy? to focus on football again, it feels like a regular scenario. >> imagine the back. the eagles have landed the biggest name in the market. the quarterback has signed a five-year deal worth $60 million. the eagles outbid the jets and the 49 years for his services. -- 49 years for his services. let's not forget about baseball. the trade deadline. let's see. top of the fourth. it would make the catch but that is your winning run. the national's lose the sixth in a row. was not very event filled. donovan mcnabb left washington as a third string quarterback but you drive to a better situation in minnesota. the head coach says he will be a vi
of manchester united and sc porcelain. >> visa the two biggest teams in the world. it is a match of the big final. >> they are the l.a. lakers of europe. that is why it is exciting. >> they pulled in more than 80,000 fans on a hot night in landover. >> to see these two teams play each other, it is akin to haley's comet. >> it is a display of athletic prowess and pride for the sport. >> it is exciting to watch the best play each other. >> a lot of immigrants play these sports. americans play these sports. this thing is going to grow. >> the exposure of this game has an audience of hundreds of millions of people. >> i have cousins in los angeles watching the game. it is like a world event right now. >> d.c. joins chicago and baltimore as being the host of worldwide soccer this may not be as rare as haley's comet in the future. >>> the fans were out in force today for the first redskins' training camp opened to the public. the fans were eager to watch the practice despite the heat after the lockout ended. the focus has shifted to the new quarterback, john beck. first game is just teed of weeks
struggle than last nights loss to the cubs, it came up big tonight. then the club had a huge scare. he drills him in the face. he scored the first run. take another look. he had a glove up. it barely hits him under the left eye. enough to knock him out. later, a single. mark ellis. the nationals lose 3-2. he is happy his starter is ok. >> it is a manager's worst nightmare. we were fortunate that there was no damage. the good news the got his glove up to deflect it. i think is gonna be ok. that is a blessing. >> quite a blessing. let's go to fenway. this is why they call a big pot be. to deep right field. part of a eight run first inning. they had a tough night to say the least. just seven earned runs. as soon as free agency heads the caps got busy signing five new players. the caps exceeded the $64 million salary cap so in an effort to clear up some space they traded eric fehr. he was a third or fourth line guy but he was pretty popular as you can see in this winter classic. he was a fan favorite. the caps now get a fourth round pick in 2012 in exchange for fehr. derek cheater -- jeter
saturn would virginia tags. >>> let's get to the other big story of the night. the blistering heat that is heading our way. >> storms rolled through our region while we coped with a 90- degree temperatures. bob ryan is tracking all of it for us tonight. >> we had some pretty nasty storms. a batch in west virginia out around harper's ferry. another batch forms and did some damage down in st. mary's county. there it another batch trying to fire up because of all the humidity that we have. there is still some iran lexington park and if you are around baltimore. the other story is the heat. our high temperature today was 97 degrees. before the weekend is out, we will pack on about five or six degrees. dew points still well into the 70's. we are under an excessive heat advisory. that is for thursday and probably friday, saturday, and sunday. i am afraid we will be a feeling like it is 110 degrees or higher. i will join you in a few minutes with the details. >> 110, that is just brutal. we are monitoring the impact with the heat on the way and what impact it'll have on our region. >>> a
. this was a really big night for the nationals. we are all crossing our fingers for davey johnson. >>> he is going for his $1 and -- 1049 win. davey johnson is no stranger to nationals park. he is looking for his first win as a manager in 11 years. a night to remember. we will have it all coming up in >>> the toyota sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealers. moving you forward. >>> the national's came off a road trip. they got slapped by the angels. he was placed on the dl. davey johnson made his debut as the manager tonight against the pirates. his fifth home run of the year. bottom of the ninth got the momentum, got the wind going. davey johnson gets his first win. >> it is my job to get everybody back in shape. >> how does it feel to you? but it feels great. i thought we were going to score a bunch of runs today. it was a great game. >> sensational game. let's go to a turner field. he since a bomb to center. the braves win a 4-0. hockey and pundits are calling the general manager ag news tonight. he traded the goalie semyon varlamov to the colorado avalanche for a first-round pic
. they say that their son is doing well and if the to make a full recovery. boxs a big weekend at the office. live liveerica, will up to the height? >>> capt. america enters the summer super hero race. movie feels, the of an iron man. 2.5 stars. your best bet is harry potter, midnight in paris, larry crown, losses, cars to, and a super race. have a nice weekend. weather, he will be joining us. >> wearing a speedo and the pool. outside today and tonight, it is hot night. finishing with some of the all- time records. this is a list of records set only around us. >> i guess that won't happen. >> take the computer. there we are. the temperatures are 102 degrees, and the all-time in many spots like in new jersey. 108 degrees. 105 degrees. as the high temperature outside right now. 102. we did not set the record. the record as 103 degrees. 80's.atures are into the right out. so it feelsill 70, like 98 degrees outside. it is not only here but all over the country. that the dome of hot, humid air. suggesting to our north, there of a duck whogh of littleinging in bit more comfortable air. there is no
. >> it has been rough on everybody. it is great to be back. a big reception this morning. it was as good to be back to concentrate on football. >> i came from a free lunch. it was good. >> it sounds like leon, i was there for the lunch. seattle made the biggest headline by getting to the quarterback jackson. let's go to baseball. to the dollar tuesday at the ballpark but i am not sure that the fans got their money's worth. morrison the commerce for the marlins. they be washington, 11-2. let's go to the -- let's go to to rodez the orioles and the blue jays. he read two home runs. the orioles win. our picture of the night comes from russia. he made a surprise appearance at the halftime of a soccer match. the honor gm -- the honor to him. our picture of the night. [laughter] >>> the serial slasher is our top trending story on wjla.com. and the proposed curfew in montgomery county bridge all those stories and more are aptt wjla.com. by friday, we'll be back to 100 degrees. it will feel like 105 degrees. that he did take continuing into next week, which ready or not here comes august. we can
temperature -- 91 degrees. dallas, the big d oklahoma city -- 102. every day in oklahoma city since june 1 has been 90 degrees or higher. the middle part of the country continues debate -- to bake. here is the general pattern. nothing really terrible coming our way. as the jet stream moves north we will see this little area of high pressure. it will not be as humid tomorrow. the wind will turn more to the southwest. that humidity will come back. there is the risk of afternoon showers and thundershowers for wednesday and thursday, not tomorrow. when you head out, we'll have a pleasant morning. near-90 tomorrow. our average height -- highs is 88 degrees. the air quality is negative -- though one negative. it is in the unhealthy rings. the uv index will be high bank -- unhealthy range. the uv index will be high. we will get a little break into the weekend. now that it is a four-day week, it is looking pretty good. you can check out the weather 24/7 online. checking our top stories on wjla.com -- the latest on the suit against dominique strauss-kahn. the fourth of july -- everything is online @ wj
, the big fireworks display. people heading to the beaches. king nice tomorrow and monday. outside, mainly clear skies, the clouds are rapidly rolling in e north and west. mostly cloudy skies the next hours. clouds across western maryland. the beach forecast, not bad, partly cloudy, chance of thunderstorms tomorrow, 84 degrees. rehoboth, dewey beach, and bethany, low 80's, a good deal of sunshine. the clouds rolling in, 95 degrees the official high at the airport, well above average this time of year. the longstanding record, 101. 81 at reagan national, the dew point rising, 16. during the 6:00 newscast, it was upper 40's. it is starting to feel a lot different. 79 degrees in alexandria, high of 93. 79 at wtop radio, upper northwest. not rainier, 81 degrees, the dew l in the low 60's. we had showers earlier this evening across western virginia and western maryland. 100 degrees at detroit, now 73 the cold front lide ourg to s direction. thunderstorms piling up, severe across northern ohio. doppler radar, all of the storms towards the south and , diminishing over night. we may have a short o
and the players union. there is a big vote in d.c. tomorrow. joining us with a look at that. a couple hours ago it looked like a done deal. >> let's wait. we hope that vote happens tomorrow. it looks like the lockout will be history by this time tomorrow night. but there could be a last-minute delay in a vote by the players. all 32 of the player representatives are here in washington right now they'll get up tomorrow have a meeting and then they plan to vote on the deal. but according to the "new york times" the players have asked at the very last minute now that some new language be inserted into the contract. they reportedly want an opt-out clause after year seven of the ten-year pact. the owners are not happy about this. so this has caused a lot of uncertainty about the post lockout schedule. it was assumed the players would approve the and then report to facilities on wednesday. but who knows. things look good but now we have to wait and see how things shake out tomorrow. we do know all ice in the football world will be on washington starti
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